Category Archives: Holidays

Music of the day – Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas

“Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas” is a song introduced by Judy Garland in the 1944 MGM musical Meet Me in St. Louis. Frank Sinatra later recorded a version with modified lyrics, which has become more common than the original. … Continue reading

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Music of the day – White Christmas

Written by Irving Berlin, and performed beautifully in the 1954 movie of the same name.

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Music of the day – The Little Drummer Boy

Never MY favorite Christmas carol (probably because the year I learned it, our children’s church choir seem to always sing slightly flat) it is nevertheless a favorite of many. This is, in my opinion, one of the best versions.

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It’s cookie time!

Do you have a favorite cookie? I tend to stick to bar cookies, like brownies or blondies (see killer recipe, below), but I also like peanut butter, spice, molasses, snickerdoodles … You get the idea. I like cookies!

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Music of the day – Mary, Did You Know?

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Melania Trump Shares Christmas Spirit at Children’s Hospital

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The President and First Lady light the national Christmas tree

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